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BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS: NRA Funded $10,000 Towards Training Nikolas Cruz To Be Better Marksman

BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS: NRA Funded $10,000 Towards Training Nikolas Cruz To Be Better Marksman

Following last week’s the horrific school shooting which left 17 innocent people dead, many have been quick to blame the National Rifle Association (NRA) for fueling the gun addicted sub-culture that played a part in the tragedy. However, a new report shows how the NRA played a more direct role by funding a program that […]

MI Woman Has Had Enough Of ‘Thoughts And Prayers’ After Mass Shootings (VIDEO/PHOTO/TWEETS)

MI Woman Has Had Enough Of ‘Thoughts And Prayers’ After Mass Shootings (VIDEO/PHOTO/TWEETS)

One thing has become as certain as death and taxes in the wake of mass shootings. Rather than stand up to the National Rifle Association and the faceless men in the gun industry who write the NRA’s checks, more often than not Republican congressmen offer “thoughts and prayers.” When it became apparent that the shooting […]

Kids Take To Streets And Twitter To Demand Action On Gun Control (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Kids Take To Streets And Twitter To Demand Action On Gun Control (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Ever since the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, overwhelming support for common-sense reform of our gun laws has run into a seemingly immovable object–the National Rifle Association. Like clockwork, the NRA warns that any lawmakers who vote to close loopholes in our gun laws will be severely punished at the polls–and it has […]

Did Your Rep Take Blood Money From The Gun Lobby? Here Is Something You Can Do (Video)

Did Your Rep Take Blood Money From The Gun Lobby? Here Is Something You Can Do (Video)

Yesterday, as the country was still reeling from the thirtieth mass shooting in the first 45 days of the year, the eighteenth school shooting, I decided to look up how much the Republican, John Faso (NY-19), who represents my district accepted from the National Rifle Associate (NRA) leading up to his 2016 election. $8,200. Now, that […]

FL High School Shooter Wants To Plead Guilty–If Prosecutors Let Him (VIDEO)

FL High School Shooter Wants To Plead Guilty–If Prosecutors Let Him (VIDEO)

Late Friday, attorneys for the man responsible for one of the worst school shootings in recent history dropped a bombshell–their client is willing to accept a sentence of life in prison if prosecutors take the death penalty off the table. On Thursday, Nikolas Cruz admitted to police that he was the man who mowed down […]

RWNJs Want Trump To Start A War To Save GOP’s Skin (VIDEO)

RWNJs Want Trump To Start A War To Save GOP’s Skin (VIDEO)

Even though Donald Trump’s approval rating has ticked upward, it’s still in pretty brutal territory. At last report, FiveThirtyEight pegged Trump’s average approval rating at 41.4 percent–the lowest for a newly-elected president at this stage on record. Trump’s unpopularity is clearly dragging down the party downballot. FiveThirtyEight also crunched the numbers for the generic congressional […]

RWNJ Radio Host: ‘I Don’t Think You Can Trust Women’ Who Say They Were Abused (AUDIO)

RWNJ Radio Host: ‘I Don’t Think You Can Trust Women’ Who Say They Were Abused (AUDIO)

If you listen to Christian conservative radio and television long enough, you can take it to the bank that most of what you hear will be tone-deaf and unhinged. But even with those low expectations in mind, one of the religious right’s most vocal women did something on Thursday that went well beyond the pale. […]

Kansas Congressional Candidate Raffles Off AR-15 Day Before Parkland Shooting (Video)

Kansas Congressional Candidate Raffles Off AR-15 Day Before Parkland Shooting (Video)

What have we come to as a nation? One day before a 19-year-old former student opened fire on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Fla., killing 17, a Kansas Republican announced on his social media pages a unique contest. Marine veteran Tyler Tannahill from Leavenworth, running for Rep. Lynn Jenkins’ second congressional district seat, posted the following […]

RWNJs Say Shutting Out Jesus Caused FL High School Massacre (VIDEOS)

RWNJs Say Shutting Out Jesus Caused FL High School Massacre (VIDEOS)

Lately, when there’s a mass shooting at a school, you can count on right-wing luminaries to claim that such butchery would have never happened if Jesus were still welcome in the schoolhouse and in our culture at large. Well, like clockwork, two of the right’s loudest voices claimed that the horrific shooting that took place […]

Trey Gowdy Wants To Know ‘How The Hell’ Rob Porter Was Still On Payroll (VIDEO/TWEET)

Trey Gowdy Wants To Know ‘How The Hell’ Rob Porter Was Still On Payroll (VIDEO/TWEET)

Based on what we heard on Saturday from Judge Jeanine Pirro and Sebastian Gorka, the official line in Deplorable Land is that the scandal surrounding former White House staff secretary Rob Porter is all the fault of Barack Obama and the deep state. As this alternative fact goes, the FBI deliberately dragged its feet in […]

Court Docs Show Calif. Police Worked With White Supremacist Groups Against Anti-Fascist Activists (Video)

Court Docs Show Calif. Police Worked With White Supremacist Groups Against Anti-Fascist Activists (Video)

American law enforcement working with neo-Nazis and white supremacist groups to crack down on progressive activists? Yes, according to court documents that state some California police officers expressed sympathy with white supremacists, and even solicited their help targeting counter protesters after a violent June 2016 white nationalist rally in Sacramento. The documents were included in a court briefing […]

MSNBC’s Joy Reid Leaves Female Trump Apologist DUMBFOUNDED With One Simple Question

MSNBC’s Joy Reid Leaves Female Trump Apologist DUMBFOUNDED With One Simple Question

This week, a conservative guest on MSNBC’s AM Joy had a very tough time spinning out a defense for Donald Trump’s record on women’s issues after host Joy Reid stumped her with just a straightforward question. In the wake of the most recent Donald Trump administration scandal involving the now-former White House Staff Secretary Rob […]

Trump And Kelly May Have Allowed A Yuuuuge Security Risk Into West Wing (TWEETS)

Trump And Kelly May Have Allowed A Yuuuuge Security Risk Into West Wing (TWEETS)

Last week, White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter resigned in the wake of what seem to be very credible accusations that he physically abused his first wife and emotionally abused his second wife. In the last few days, a lot of questions have emerged about what White House officials knew, when they knew it, and […]

John Kelly Can’t Keep Story Straight About Former Staffer’s Abuse Allegations (TWEET/VIDEO)

John Kelly Can’t Keep Story Straight About Former Staffer’s Abuse Allegations (TWEET/VIDEO)

John Kelly was supposedly brought on as White House chief of staff to bring a semblance of order to the Donald Trump White House. But it’s possible that one of Trump’s habits has rubbed off on Kelly. Senior White House officials claim that Kelly fed them a narrative about the departure of the White House […]

Some Cite Racial Bias In The Mainstream Media’s Failure To Cover Philly Superbowl Riots (Video)

Some Cite Racial Bias In The Mainstream Media’s Failure To Cover Philly Superbowl Riots (Video)

I’m sure you’re aware that last week the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. Are you also aware of the ensuing riots ecstatic Eagles fans engaged in in downtown Philly? They weren’t as televised as the protests in Baltimore after Freddie Gray’s police-custody death in 2015, or the protests after vigilante […]

Defense Secretary Mattis Rejected Calls To Attack Iranian Ships (Video)

Defense Secretary Mattis Rejected Calls To Attack Iranian Ships  (Video)

Donald Trump wants war. In fact, he wants it so badly, he actually requested the Pentagon provide military options for sinking Iranian ships. Fortunately, “cooler heads prevailed,” as the saying goes. According to the Washington Post on Wednesday, defense officials had since last spring been discussing how to address Iranian aggression. Things finally came to a head in […]

DHS Cybersecurity Head: ‘No Doubt’ Russia Hacked Several States In The 2016 Election (Video)

DHS Cybersecurity Head: ‘No Doubt’ Russia Hacked Several States In The 2016 Election (Video)

It’s confirmed. Russia officially penetrated several states’ voter rolls during the 2016 election. This is according to Jeanette Manfra, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) head of cybersecurity, who stated in an interview with NBC News: “We saw a targeting of 21 states and an exceptionally small number of them were actually successfully penetrated. We were able to determine that the scanning […]

Upon Trump’s Directive, The US Might See Its First Military Parade (Video)

Upon Trump’s Directive, The US Might See Its First Military Parade (Video)

One of the many things President Donald Trump has been accused of is having an affinity for dictators. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un notwithstanding, Trump has on numerous occasions praised autocratic heads of state for their “tough” stances on crime, political opposition, and outward displays of nationalism. Remember during the second presidential debate when he threatened […]

Get Ready–The Koch Brothers Are Prepared To Dump Record Sums Into 2018 Mid-Term Elections

Get Ready–The Koch Brothers Are Prepared To Dump Record Sums Into 2018 Mid-Term Elections

Know anyone who still thinks elections don’t matter? If so, ask that person why right-wing billionaires like the notorious Koch brothers are prepared to spend up to $400 million on upcoming mid-term congressional races, 60 percent more than on the 2016 election. Those familiar with Charles and David Koch are aware they are benefactors for libertarian and conservative causes, […]

Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, And Berkshire Hathaway Announce A Joint Venture–Healthcare (Video)

Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, And Berkshire Hathaway Announce A Joint Venture–Healthcare (Video)

Chances are you’ve recently purchased something from Amazon.com. Maybe it was books. Maybe clothes. Maybe an appliance or a tool. Maybe you streamed a movie or an Amazon series. Maybe you even bought groceries. Sometime in the near future, though, you might have the ability to buy health insurance and pharmaceuticals. According to the Washington Post and […]

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